Category: Story

  • Excitement in my studio!

    January 2021 I joined The Good Ship to find my creative voice and created a lot of interesting paintings and drawings. Yesterday The Good ship opened their shop again for a new course. This excites me because I decided to enter the Picture Book world again. The course starts on 14 January 2022. Intensive 8 […]


  • Creative writing: Why is it…?

    Why is it…? 1/07/2021 Why is it that some individuals ever know better and again put pressure on others to perform the same as them? The preceding week, the weather was hectic. Rain, sleet and more rain. I have no issues when the weather is like this because I accept it. I can’t do anything […]

  • Creative Writing: Another special object.

    Memento 2006 is a year that I’ll always remember. One of the best things that happened to me was visiting my son, who had moved to New Zealand in 2005.  I had a month’s leave from school to explore how my son was operating here. At first, he lived in a tiny flat in Wellington. […]

  • ‘n Storie: Goue vroue skryf

    Die wêreld verander teen ‘n vinnige spoed, ons kleinkinders word met ‘n selfoon en tablet in die hande groot. Hulle draai ‘n kraan oop, kry lopende water, sit ‘n skakelaar aan en daar is elektrisiteit. Sit ‘n TV aan en kyk ‘n storie. En dink selfs oumas is, soos Steve Hofmeyr oor spoke sing, so […]

  • NaNoWriMo Nov 7 – 10. 19801 words

    Day 7: 1786 words Scrap booking in my life Day 8 1548 words More ideas on my crafts Vehicles I owned Day 9 1131 words Visit to Masterton NZ and a few hours with Bea. Day 10 2011 words People/friends I met/had in SA . As soon as I started writing and thinking about people […]

  • NaNoWriMo: Update; nuutste telling

    Word update: Nov 5, 1717, words Nov 6, 2009, words Nov 7, 1679, words Nov 8, 1909, words Total of:   15 014 words.   What’s my NaNoWriMo Horoscope? Pisces (February 19 – March 20) You’re used to diving straight into your imagination and exploring the boundless world of your creativity! You know your characters as […]

  • School Stories: characters from loved books.

    The whole week was Library week or book week. Yesterday the children could go into the hall and pick as many books as they want. They had to bring there well read books to school and change them for once they haven’t read yet. Lots of books came in and many went out again yesterday. […]

  • New cover for my Afrikaans ebook

    I had a problem with my ebook Toeka-Tokkel 2015.  The cover kept on being too small. This afternoon I decided to use another photo. It happened at last. My cover was accepted.

  • Cut the crap! Picture it and write

    Nearing the end of the year reminded me of times that had not been as straight as a road with dotted lines. Mishaps happen. Time changes. I went to see my family. Worst thing I could have done. I did not inform them that I was on my way, let alone that I wanted to […]

  • Wrong dice : Picture it and write

    The wrong dice The dice did not fall in the right places! Shame on the dealers. Katy had never been very lucky when it came to gambling. She thought that she would try it for the last time and then never do it again if she lost. It was time for the usual evening “gambling”session […]

  • Plain sailing: FFfAW – Week of 10-13- 2015

    Plain sailing went totally wrong! Three months ago Sonya planned a trip of a lifetime for her and her younger sister Amber. She kept on going over every arrangement.  They were going to escape all the huzzle and buzzle of celebrations. Their father was going to marry the most horrible woman. The two sisters could […]

  • E-book free to download!

    For the next 5 days my book Flash Fiction Book 1 is free to all of you. Free dates  16 up to 20 October. I would appreciate it if you, my dear followers and bloggers,  read and review it. Without your support I can’t do it! Thank you so much!